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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

September 20, 2002

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curriculum actions. Within the next 10 days, please forward any comments or concerns to the AAC Chair, Helen Biblehimer, Elliott Hall 203, ext. 4521, hbiblehi@mnsfld.edu.

The Geography and Geology department has requested the following curricular change:

Action # 1 Program Change: B.S. (regional planning emphasis)

Rationale for Change: To meet the mandated 120 credits

List all changes:

  • Reduce degree requirements from 128 to 120
  • Reduce departmental requirements from 46 to 43 SH
  • Move GEG 1101 from a departmental requirement to a Gen ED Social Science requirement

Action #2 Program Change: B.S. Geography-Mapping Technology

Rationale for Change: To meet the mandated 120 credits

List all changes:

  • Reduce degree requirement from 128-120 S.H.
  • Reduce departmental requirements from 50 - 41 S.H.
  • Move GEG 1101 World Regional Geography to the Social Science
    block of General Education
  • Reduce Geography elective (upper level) from 9 to 6 SH
  • Add RPL 3380 Planning Seminar to list of major related courses
  • Remove ART 4465 Advanced Computer Art from major related course
  • Add ART 2240 Two Dimensional design to major related courses.

Action #3 Program Change: B.S. Geography (Environmental Science Emphasis)

Rationale for Change: To meet the mandated 120 credits

  • Reduce degree requirements from 122 to 120 S.H.
  • Reduce departmental requirements from 47 to 44 S.H.
  • Reduce Geography elective (upper level) requirement from 6 to 3 S.H.
  • Add RPL 3380, Planning Seminar, to list of major-related courses

Action #4 Course Change Request RPL 4494 Planning Seminar

Purpose and Nature of Change: Change the number for RPL 4494 Planning Seminar to RPL 3380. This change will position the course more properly in the student's
program of study.

Action #5 Course Change Request RPL 3342 Land Use Policy

Purpose and nature of the Change: Add RPL 1102 Introduction to Regional Planning as a prerequisite to RPL 3342 Land Use Policy. This makes explicit a requirement
that was always implicit.

 

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